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Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

An international expert elicitation workshop provides new insights into the vulnerability of UK bridges to scour

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Integrating ecosystem services into decision making for implementing natural flood management

Integrating ecosystem services into decision making for implementing natural flood management

MSc project poster – a summary of the research carried out by Gary Chan for his MSc in Sustainability and Consultancy at the University of Leeds.

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Emergence of an ephemeral chalk stream in 2014 at Assendon, Oxfordshire

Emergence of an ephemeral chalk stream in 2014 at Assendon, Oxfordshire

JBA Trust monitored and documented the rare emergence and flow of the Assendon Stream in 2014 to provide a resource for researchers and practitioners interested in understanding more about this type of groundwater flooding event.

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Reducing flood risk by working with nature: PhD research being put into practice to help plan catchment flood mitigation strategies

Reducing flood risk by working with nature: PhD research being put into practice to help plan catchment flood mitigation strategies

PhD researcher Peter Metcalfe, based at Lancaster University’s Environment Centre (LEC), has been working on new methods to predict the impacts of “natural” measures to mitigate flood risk.

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Review of the responses to flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond, December 2015

Review of the responses to flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond, December 2015

Working in partnership with the Zurich Insurance Group we have released a report detailing first hand experiences of flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond in December 2015.

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Urban flood modelling

Urban flood modelling

Working with Newcastle University, we compared surface water flooding models with crowdsourced evidence of the 2012 ‘Toon Monsoon’.

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Assessing the multiple benefits of SuDS

Assessing the multiple benefits of SuDS

We supported the development of a new tool to identify and assess the potential multiple benefits of SuDS schemes.

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Susceptibility of catchments to INTense RAinfall and flooding (SINATRA)

Susceptibility of catchments to INTense RAinfall and flooding (SINATRA)

As part of the SINATRA project, we have worked to identify exceptional “rapid-rise” events, a type of flash flooding, in gauged river flow records in the UK.

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Tools and guidance for covariate analysis of flood and wave threshold exceedances

Tools and guidance for covariate analysis of flood and wave threshold exceedances

This NERC funded project aimed to transfer advances in statistics to flood risk science.

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Modelling to support resilient integrated catchment management

Modelling to support resilient integrated catchment management

JBA Trust is supporting PhD student Peter Metcalfe to investigate intermediate complexity modelling approaches for catchment management.

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